Uncovering Britain's Colonial Past - Screening of Viceroy's House

  • Thu 2 May 19

    18:00 - 21:00

  • Colchester Campus

    LTB 3

  • Event speaker

    Shohini Chaudhuri, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies

  • Event type

    Arts, culture and performances

  • Event organiser

    Interdisciplinary Studies Centre

  • Contact details

    Kathryn Gorden

Introducing the film is Professor Shohini Chaudhuri, who's main research and teaching area is World Cinema, with particular interests in film and human rights, film-philosophy, feminist and postcolonial theory.

Shohini's work develops transnational and comparative frameworks to explore links between different film cultures. She has written three books  Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship (2014), Contemporary World Cinema: Europe, the Middle East, East Asia and South Asia (2005) and Feminist Film Theorists (2006).

Her article (co-authored with Howard Finn) on New Iranian Cinema has been published in Screen and reprinted in two anthologies, Screening World Cinema, ed. Catherine Grant and Annette Kuhn (2006) and Gender, Genre, Race, and World Cinema, ed. Julie Codell (2007).